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Buff-throated purpletuft

(Iodopleura pipra)

Description

The buff-throated purpletuft (Iodopleura pipra) is a small species of South American bird in the family Tityridae.It has traditionally been placed in the cotinga family,but evidence strongly suggest it is better placed in Tityridae,where now placed by SACC.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Aves
Order:Passeriformes
Family:Cotingidae
Genus:Iodopleura
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